Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Recent readings

From: Jeff Vorzimmer (
Date: 18 Mar 2010

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    On Mar 18, 2010, at 11:19 AM, tomarmstrongmusic wrote:

    > "The Diamond Bikini" has that Uncle Sagamore character in it
    > doesn't it? High camp hillbilly hardboiled trash - there couldn't
    > really be anything more right up my alley than that. That book is
    > one nutty time capsule, that's for sure.
    >> Charles Williams, The Diamond Bikini. Terrific comic hardboiled
    >> story written in Southern. Williams strikes me as one of the very
    >> top hardboiled and noir writers in history. Every book convinces
    >> me more of this.

    There was a sequel as I recall--Uncle Sagamore's Girls. It's sort of like John Faulkner's Uncle Good series also published by GM.


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